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Proteins imaged in graphene liquid cell have higher radiation tolerance  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
Electron microscopy is one of the main methods used to examine protein structure. Studying these structures is of key importance to elucidate their function feeding fundamental information into... more
Promising diagnostic tool for Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 19 hours
Researchers have identified in live human brains new radioactive 'tracer' molecules that bind to and 'light up' tau tangles, a protein associated with a number of neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer's disease and other related dementias. more
Proteins imaged in graphene liquid cell have higher radiation tolerance  nanowerk · 22 hours
By preparing a microtubule sample in a graphene liquid cell, researchers demonstrate that the radiation tolerance of proteins proteins in liquid-phase electron microscopy is increased by an order... more
Milestone for bERLinPro: Photocathodes with high quantum efficiency  PHYS.ORG · 22 hours
Teams from the accelerator physics and the SRF groups at HZB are developing a superconducting linear accelerator featuring energy recovery (Energy Recovery Linac) as part of the bERLinPro project. It accelerates an... more
This Fluffy Alien World Farts Helium  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
As a Jupiter-size world swings around its small but active star, bombarded by radiation, the planet leaves behind a tail of escaping helium as wide as itself — and researchers have spotted this tail from the... more
New model for assessing the effect of ionizing radiation on microelectronic devices  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
The main trend in the development of hardware components for digital and analog electronic equipment is to reduce the size of the active regions... more
Polonium: A Rare and Highly Volatile Radioactive Element  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
Polonium was a critical ingredient in the first atomic bomb and it's a suspected poison in more than one high-profile death. more
An exoplanet loses its atmosphere in the form of a tail  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A new study led by scientists from the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) reveals that the giant exoplanet WASP-69b carries a comet-like tail made up... more
Lymph node ratio could predict survival in patients with oral cavity cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Five years after diagnosis, only 40 percent of patients with locally-advanced oral cavity cancer will still be alive. The question is who is likely... more
A Helium Tail Trails This Fluffy Alien Planet  SPACE.COM · 5 days
As a Jupiter-size world swings around its small but active star, bombarded by radiation, the planet leaves behind a tail of escaping helium as wide as itself — and researchers have spotted... more
UMGCCC uses Gammapod radiotherapy to treat breast cancer patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Radiation oncologists at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center are now treating patients with the GammaPod™, a new FDA-cleared radiation therapy for early-stage breast cancer. more
New model for assessing the effect of ionizing radiation on micro- and nanoelectronic devices  nanowerk · 5 days
The proposed model serves to improve the quality and efficiency of sophisticated microelectronic equipment operation in extreme conditions of outer... more
Scientists develop a new drug for cancer diagnostics and treatment  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Russian researchers announced the development of a combined action drug based on ionizing radiation and bacterial toxin. Their combined effect appeared to be 2,200 times stronger compared to... more
Russian researchers develop novel combined action drug for cancer diagnostics and treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Russian researchers announced the development of a combined action drug based on ionizing radiation and bacterial toxin. Their total effect appeared to be 2,200... more
ESA team blasts Intel's new AI chip with radiation at CERN  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
An ESA-led team subjected Intel's new Myriad 2 artificial intelligence chip to one of the most energetic radiation beams available on Earth. This test of its... more
The future of fighting cancer: Zapping tumors in less than a second  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
New accelerator-based technology aims to reduce the side effects of cancer radiation therapy by shrinking its duration from minutes to under a second. Built... more
A New Way to Create Saturn’s Radiation Belts  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
A team of international scientists from British Antarctic Survey (BAS), University of Iowa and GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences... more
Sorry internet, Jez likes Fallout 76 (but still doesn't recommend it)  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Fallout 76 is a radioactive mess of shallow survival loot addiction. I love it. I hate it. Bethesda is notorious for its bugs and engine anomalies.... more
What Are Gamma-Rays?  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Gamma-rays are a form of electromagnetic radiation. They can be used to treat cancer, and gamma-ray bursts are studied by astronomers. more
Promising lead in genetic approach to treating glioblastoma  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists hope they have made progress toward a next-generation drug that may slow tumor growth and boost radiation's effectiveness in patients with the deadly brain cancer. more
A new way to create Saturn's radiation belts  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists have discovered a new method to explain how radiation belts are formed around the planet Saturn. more
Could 'Iron Man' style suit be the answer to the world's biggest nuclear challenge?  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
If wearable technologies are the future, a radioactive-busting robotic suit could represent yet one more dramatic step into the beyond. more
First study of terahertz radiation in liquids  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A research team from ITMO University and the University of Rochester (U.S.) conducted a study on the formation of terahertz radiation in liquids. Previously, the generation of such radiation in a liquid medium was... more
A new way to create Saturn's radiation belts  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A team of international scientists from BAS, University of Iowa and GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences has discovered a new method to explain how radiation belts are formed around the planet... more
New accelerator-based technology aims to reduce side effects of cancer radiation therapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
New accelerator-based technology being developed by the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University aims to reduce the side effects of cancer radiation... more
inXile working on original Wasteland remaster  Windows Central · 2 weeks
This is Wasteland for a modern audience. The original Wasteland came out in 1988 and is regarded as a cult classic. The game takes place in 2087, 89 years after an all out nuclear war between... more
The future of fighting cancer: Zapping tumors in less than a second  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
New accelerator-based technology being developed by the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University aims to reduce the side effects of... more
First full satellite tested in CERN’s CHARM facility  CERN · 2 weeks
First full satellite tested in CERN’s CHARM facility Simon Olofsson cagrigor Wed, 11/28/2018 - 13:04 CELESTA satellite (Image: CERN) CHARM,... more
Promising class of photonic sensors can be used in high-radiation environments  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have published landmark test results that suggest a promising class of sensors can be used in high-radiation... more
Photonic radiation sensors survive huge doses undamaged  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have published landmark test results that suggest a promising class of sensors can be used in high-radiation environments and to advance important medical, industrial and research applications. more
Photonic radiation sensors survive huge doses undamaged  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have published landmark test results that suggest a promising class of sensors can be used in high-radiation environments and to advance important medical, industrial... more
A life cycle solution to fossil fuel impacts  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Pennsylvania's energy history is rich with the quantities of fossil fuels that it has produced, but is also rife with the environmental legacies of coal mining and, more recently, hydrofracturing. Water that... more
A life cycle solution to fossil fuel impacts  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Pennsylvania's energy history is rich with the quantities of fossil fuels that it has produced, but is also rife with the environmental legacies of coal mining and, more recently, hydrofracturing. Water that... more
New scientific concept for a Star Wars-like tractor beam  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Physicists from ITMO University have developed a model of an optical tractor beam to capture particles based on new artificial materials. Such a beam is capable of moving particles or... more
Research may pave way for development of potent weapons against cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Despite significant advances in cancer research, the disease continues to exact a devastating toll. Because cancer is a disease of the body's own cells, which mutate... more
Scientists develop method to make radio-controlled enzymes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Scientists developed a method to enhance the activity of enzymes by using radio frequency radiation. The method requires making a special complex consisting of enzymes and magnetic nanoparticles. more
Scientists develop enzymes with remote control  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Scientists developed a method to enhance the activity of enzymes by using radio frequency radiation. The method requires making a special complex consisting of enzymes and magnetic nanoparticles. more
LDR brachytherapy for treating early-stage prostate cancer lacks conclusive data  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Interstitial brachytherapy uses slightly radioactive particles implanted into the prostate to deliver radiation directly to the tumour (low-dose-rate, LDR). more
A new lead on a 50-year-old radiation damage mystery  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
For half a century, researchers have seen loops of displaced atoms appearing inside nuclear reactor steel after exposure to radiation, but no one could work out how. more
A new lead on a 50-year-old radiation damage mystery  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
For half a century, researchers have seen loops of displaced atoms appearing inside nuclear reactor steel after exposure to radiation, but no one could work out how. more
Devonian integrative stratigraphy and timescale of China  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Studies on the Devonian of China have lasted for about 170 years, and important progress has been made recently. Based on well-studied bio- and chronostratigraphy of the Devonian in South China and adjacent areas,... more
NIH awards over $1.8 million to husband-and-wife doctors to test new breast cancer approach  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Husband-and-wife doctors at the University of Virginia Cancer Center have been awarded more than $1.8 million from the National Institutes... more
New edition of Red Journal focuses on roles of imaging in radiation oncology  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A new special edition of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology* Biology* Physics focuses on the roles of imaging in radiation oncology.... more
Fallout 76 now lets you fast travel inside buildings  Windows Central · 4 weeks
You no longer need to be in the great outdoors to fast travel. Fast traveling is a quality of life feature that makes it tremendously easier (and quicker) to explore... more
L’Oréal’s wearable sensor will track your UV exposure throughout the day  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
L’Oréal has announced a wearable device that measures your exposure to ultraviolet radiation that... more
Medical News Today: New cancer drug safely boosts radiation therapy  MNT · 4 weeks
A new clinical trial finds that a novel drug can boost the strength of radiation therapy in the fight against cancer with 'minimal side effects.' more
IAEA urges quick plan on Fukushima radioactive water cleanup  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency urged the operator of Japan's tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant on Tuesday to urgently decide on a plan to dispose of massive amounts of... more
Detecting light in a different dimension  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Scientists from the Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN)—a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility at Brookhaven National Laboratory—have dramatically improved the response of graphene to light through self-assembling wire-like nanostructures that conduct... more
IAEA urges quick plan on Fukushima radioactive water cleanup  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
Experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency have urged the operator of Japan's tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant to urgently decide on a plan to dispose of massive amounts of radioactive... more
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